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Management Science and Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #2 (QS) , CA,
The Ph.D. degree in MS&E is intended for students primarily interested in a career of research and teaching, or high-level technical work in universities, industry, or government.

About

  • The Ph.D. is conferred upon candidates who have demonstrated substantial scholarship and the ability to conduct independent research. Through course work and guided research, the program prepares students to make original contributions in Management Science and Engineering and related fields. 
  • The program requires three years of full-time graduate study, at least two years of which must be at Stanford. Typically, however, students take four to five years after entering the program to complete all Ph.D. requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Areas of research include:

  • Computational Social Science
  • Decision Analysis and Risk Analysis
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Organizations, Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Probability and Stochastic Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy and Policy
  • Systems Modeling and Optimization

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

    Application Requirements

    • Application Fee - $125. Application fees are non-refundable and submitted with the online application. 
    • Statement of purpose
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Official GRE scores
    • Official TOEFL scores (if applicable),
    • Academic Transcripts for both undergraduate and graduate institutions

    Tuition Fee

    Fellowship/assistantship salary and tuition guaranteed for first five years of the program  for all students, including international students

    Living costs for Stanford

    • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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